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Old 10-08-2006, 03:28 PM   #1
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What should i feed my Racoon Butterfly?

I got him to help with an aipatsia problem i "inherited" from the used set up i bought, but i dont notice him eating any of the mature aiptasia. He is picking off the live rock, but he rarely eats any of the plankton/brine shrimp/blood worms that the damsel and clown devour. I have put red seaweed and dark green lettuce in as well but he doesnt seem to take these either. Is he sustaining himself off the live rock? i really dont want to starve him, but he seems otherwise healthy and active....

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Try some mussels or clams.

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Have you tried soaking in garlic extreme? That will help with lots of finicky eaters, plus it boosts their immune systems....
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I feed mine the following alternating them (using it once every 4th feeding). I feed 1 frozen cube of them every other day:

*Mysis Shrimp
*Brine Shrimp

I also see him "munching" on the lr. He did not eat for the first three days that I had him. Now he eats like he has never eaten before.
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